Positive Thinking Should not be Delusional

Sometimes when I hear the phrase, “You can do it!” I want to shout back, “No I actually can’t, and it’s okay!” if it’s something I have found I literally, truly can NOT do even after trying to the point of exhaustion.

The encouraging phrase that’s meant to be positive and well-intentioned becomes nothing more than a mere taunting when it’s not attainable.

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Author of “What Waits Ahead is Way Better and Way Worse than You Imagined,” nonfiction essays to help you live deeper as your true, flawed self. RebeccaRine.com

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Rebecca Rine

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Author of “What Waits Ahead is Way Better and Way Worse than You Imagined,” nonfiction essays to help you live deeper as your true, flawed self. RebeccaRine.com

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